Rymer fire

Sue Rymer consoles her nieces and nephews as firemen battle the fire that burned her house on Walnut Street in Grayville last Wednesday.  The home was a total loss.

A home on Walnut Street in Grayville was destroyed by fire on Wednesday.

Tim and Sue Rymer, who resided at the two story house at 313 Walnut Street, were not at home at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

Sue Rymer told the Navigator at the scene she had left the house with some great  nieces and nephews who were staying with her to go to the park that morning before the fire broke out. No cause has been determined for the fire.

The family dog was outside at the time of the fire and was sitting at the back door wanting in according to first responders.

The fire department was called by a neighbor who saw the house fully engulfed in flames.

Fire chief Travis Thompson said the Little Wabash Fire Protection Disrtict was dispatched to a fully involved house fire on Walnut Street at 10:22 a.m. on Wednesday. At the time of arrival the house was in fact fully involved according to the fire cheif. The house was a total loss.

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